Readings

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1 Course Overview No readings
2 History: Colonialism and Imperialism

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Buy at Amazon Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements and Third World Resistance. Cambridge University Press, 2003, chapter 3, pp. 50-72. ISBN: 9780521816465.

Sandercock, Leonie. "Indigenous Planning and the Burden of Colonialism." Planning Theory and Practice 5, no. 1 (March 2004): 118-124.

Buy at Amazon Mitchell, Tim. Colonizing Egypt. University of California Press, 1991, chapters 3 and 6. ISBN: 9780520075689.

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Williams, Gavin. "Imperialism and Development: A Critique." World Development 6, (1978): 925-936.

Buy at Amazon Amsden, Alice. Escape from Empire: The Developing World's Journey Through Heaven and Hell. MIT Press, 2007, chapters 1 and 2, pp. 1-38. ISBN: 9780262012348.

Acemoglu, Daron, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson. "Articles - The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation." The American Economic Review 91, no. 5 (2001): 1369.

3 History: Ideas and Ideologies of Progress and Modernization

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Buy at Amazon Friedmann, John. “Two Centuries of Planning Thought: An Over-View.” In Planning in the Public Domain: From Knowledge to Action. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1987, pp. 51-85. ISBN: 9780691022680.

Mazlish, B. “The Idea of Progress.” Daedalus 93 (Summer 1963): 447-461.

Buy at Amazon Mitchell, Timothy. Rule of Experts: Egypt, Techno-Politics, Modernity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002, chapter 7. ISBN: 9781597348805.

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Buy at Amazon Sibert, J.M. “Progress.” In The Development Dictionary: A Guide to Knowledge As Power. Edited by W. Sachs. London: Zed Books, 1992, pp. 192-205. ISBN: 9781856490443.

Buy at Amazon Rothschild, E. “Psychological Modernity in Historical Perspective.” In: Rethinking the Development Experience: Essays Provoked by the Work of Albert O. Hirschman. Edited by L. Rodwin, and D. Schön. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1994, pp. 99-117. ISBN: 9780815775515.

Buy at Amazon Geertz, Clifford. “Modernities” In After the Fact: Two Countries, Four Decades, One Anthropologist. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1995, pp. 136-168. ISBN: 9780674008717.

4 Concepts: Pro versus Anti-Development

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Wallerstein, Immanuel M. "After Developmentalism and Globalization, What?" Social Forces 83, no. 3 (2005): 1263-1278.

Buy at Amazon Apffel-Marglin, Frédérique, and Stephen A. Marglin. Dominating Knowledge: Development, Culture, and Resistance. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990. ISBN: 9780198286943.

Buy at Amazon Escobar, Arturo. Encountering Development: The Making and Unmaking of the Third World. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995, chapter 1. ISBN: 9780691001029.

Buy at Amazon Kolsterman, R. "Arguments for and Against Planning." In Readings in Planning Theory. Edited by S. Campbell, and S. Fainstein. Blackwell, 2003, pp. 86-101. ISBN: 9780631223474.

Buy at Amazon Hirschman, Albert O. Rival Views of Market Society and Other Recent Essays. New York: Viking, 1986, pp. 171-175. ISBN: 9780670813193.

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Buy at Amazon Arndt, H. W. Economic Development: The History of an Idea. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987, pp. 115-147. ISBN: 9780226027203.

Buy at Amazon Berlin, Isaiah. "The Pursuit of the Ideal." In The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters on the History of Ideas. Edited by Isaiah Berlin, and Henry Hardy. New York, NY: Knopf, 1991, pp. 1-21. ISBN: 9780679401315.

Buy at Amazon Jacoby, R. "On Anti-Utopianism: More or Less." In Picture Imperfect : Utopian Thought for an Anti-Utopian Age. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005, pp. 37-62. ISBN: 9780231128940.

Buy at Amazon Scott, J. C. "The High Modernist City: An Experiment and a Critique." In Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780300078152.

Buy at Amazon Bates, Robert H. Markets and States in Tropical Africa: The Political Basis of Agricultural Policies. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981. ISBN: 9780520042537.

Buy at Amazon Harvey, D. "On Planning the Ideology of Planning." In Planning Theory in the 1980's: A Search for Future Directions. Edited by Robert W. Burchell, and George Sternlieb. New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University, 1978, pp. 213-234. ISBN: 9780882850481.

5 Concepts: The question of Ethics

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Sanyal, Bish. "Globalization, Ethical Compromise and Planning Theory." Planning Theory 1, no. 2 (2002): 116-123.

Gardner, Howard. "Compromised Work." Daedalus 134, no. 3 (2005): 42-51.

Buy at Amazon Hancock, Graham. Lords of Poverty. London: Mandarin, 1991, parts I, II, and III. ISBN: 9780749305031.

Forester, John. "On the Ethics of Planning." In The Deliberative Practitioner: Encouraging Participatory Planning Processes. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1999.

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Buy at Amazon Giri, Ananta Kumar, and Philip Quarles van Ufford. A Moral Critique of Development: In Search of Global Responsibilities. London: Routledge, 2003, chapter 1. ISBN: 9780415276269.

Buy at Amazon Brooks, Michael P. Planning Theory for Practitioners. Chicago, III: Planners Press, American Planning Association, 2002, pp. 185-195. ISBN: 9781884829598.

Bolan, R. S. "The Structure of Ethical Choice in Planning Practice." Journal of Planning Education and Research 3, no. 1 (1983): 23-34.

Buy at Amazon Chambers, Robert. Whose Reality Counts?: Putting the First Last. London: Intermediate Technology, 1997, chapters 3 and 4. ISBN: 9781853393860.

Marcuse, Peter. "Professional Ethics and Beyond: Values in Planning." Journal of the American Planning Association 42, no. 3 (1976): 264-274.

6 Econ. Development Theories: Neoclassical and Dependency

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Buy at Amazon Lewis, A. W. "Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labor." In The Economics of Underdevelopment. Edited by A. N. Agarwala, and Sampat Pal Singh. New York: Oxford University Press, 1963.

Buy at Amazon Baran, Paul. "The Political Economy of Growth." In A. Agarwala, and S. Singh. The Economics of Underdevelopment. A Series of Articles and Papers Sel. and Ed. London: Oxford Univ. P., 1970. ISBN: 9780195606744.

Gunder Frank, Andre. "The Development of Underdevelopment." In Robert I. Rhode. Imperialism and Development: A Reader. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1970, pp. 4-16.

Buy at Amazon Amsden, Alice H. Escape from Empire: The Developing World's Journey Through Heaven and Hell. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2007, chapter 5. ISBN: 9780262012348.

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Kenny, Charles, and David Williams. "What Do We Know About Economic Growth?: Or Why Don't We Know Very Much?" World Development : The Multi-Disciplinary International Journal Devoted to the Study and Promotion of World Development 29, no. 1 (2001).

Buy at Amazon Baran, Paul A. "On the Roots of Backwardness." In The Political Economy of Growth. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2000, pp. 134-161. ISBN: 9780853450764.

Buy at Amazon Cardoso, Fernando Enrique, and Enzo Faletto Verne. Dependency and Development in Latin America. Berkeley: University of California, 1979, chapters 1-3, and 6. ISBN: 9780520031937.

7 Econ. Development Theories: State Intervention and the East Asian Miracle

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Buy at Amazon Amsden, Alice H. The Rise of "The Rest": Challenges to the West from Late-Industrializing Economies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780195139693.

Buy at Amazon Gerschenkron, Alexander. Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective, A Book of Essays. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1962, pp. 5-30.

Buy at Amazon Chang, Ha-Joon. Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective. London: Anthem, 2002, pp. 60-118. ISBN: 9781843310273.

Buy at Amazon World Bank. The East Asian Miracle: Economic Growth and Public Policy. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1993, chapters 1 and 2. ISBN: 9780195209938.

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Buy at Amazon Davis, Diane E. Discipline and Development: Middle Classes and Prosperity in East Asia and Latin America. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004, chapters 1 and 6. ISBN: 9780521002080.

Buy at Amazon Amsden, Alice H. "Getting the Prices Wrong." In Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization. Oxford: Oxford University, 1989. ISBN: 9780195058529.

Buy at Amazon Amsden, A. "A Theory of Government Intervention in Late Industrialization." In State and Market in Development: Synergy or Rivalry? Edited by Louis G. Putterman, and Dietrich Rueschemeyer. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1992. ISBN: 9781555873110.

Bhagwati, Jagdish N. "Export-Promoting Trade Strategy: Issues and Evidence." The World Bank Research Observer 3, no. 1 (1988): 27-57.

Myint, Hla. "Peasant Exports and the Growth of the Money Economy." In The Economics of the Developing Countries. London: Hutchinson, 1965.

Buy at Amazon Bates, Robert H. Markets and States in Tropical Africa: The Political Basis of Agricultural Policies. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981, pp. 81-95. ISBN: 9780520042537.

Baer, W. "Import Substitution and Industrialization in Latin America: Experiences and Interpretations." Latin American Research Review 7 (1972): 95-122.

8 Econ. Development Theories: New Institutionalism and Law

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Buy at Amazon Clague, Christopher K. "The New Institutional Economics and Economic Development." In Institutions and Economic Development: Growth and Governance in Less-Developed and Post-Socialist Countries. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997, pp. 13-36. ISBN: 9780801854934.

Buy at Amazon World Bank. "Introduction" and "The Judicial System." In World Development Report: Building Institutions for Markets. Edited by R. Islam. New York: Published for the World Bank, Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780195216073.

Buy at Amazon Soto, Hernando de. The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else. New York: Basic Books, 2003, chapter 6. ISBN: 9780465016150.

Buy at Amazon Trubek, David M., and Alvaro Santos. The New Law and Economic Development: A Critical Appraisal. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006, chapter 1, pp. 1-18. ISBN: 9780521677578.

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World Bank. Legal and Judicial Reform: Observations, Experiences, and Approach of the Legal Vice Presidency / Legal Vice Presidency, the World Bank. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2002.

Glaeser, Edward, and Andrei Shleifer. "Legal Origins." The Quarterly Journal of Economics 117, no. 4 (2002): 1193-1229.

Buy at Amazon Dixit, Avinash K. Lawlessness and Economics: Alternative Modes of Governance. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004, pp. 1-24. ISBN: 9780691114866.

Djankov, S., R. La Porta, F. Lopez-De-Silanes, and A. Shleifer. "Courts." The Quarterly Journal of Economics 118, no. 2 (2003): 453-517.

Buy at Amazon Evans, P. "Extending the Institutional Turn: Property, Politics and Development Trajectories." In Institutional Change and Economic Development. Edited by Ha-Joon Chang. New York, NY: United Nations University Press, 2007. ISBN: 9781843312819.

Evans, Peter. "Development As Institutional Change: The Pitfalls of Monocropping and the Potentials of Deliberation." Studies in Comparative International Development (SCID) 38, no. 4 (2004): 30-52.

9 Alternative Dev. Theories: Human Rights and Development

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Buy at Amazon Sen, Amartya. Development As Freedom. New York: Knopf, 1999, chapters 1 and 2. ISBN: 9780375406195.

Buy at Amazon Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements, and Third World Resistance. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003, chapter 7. ISBN: 9780521016711.

Buy at Amazon World Bank. Development and Human Rights: The Role of the World Bank. Washington, DC: World Bank, 1998, pp. 1-4, and 11-13. ISBN: 9780821343401.

Buy at Amazon United Nations. Human Rights and Human Development. Human Development Report. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, chapter 1. ISBN: 9780195216790.

Sengupta, A. "Realising the Right to Development." Development and Change 31, (2000): 553-78.

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Buy at Amazon Pogge, Thomas Winfried Menko. World Poverty and Human Rights: Cosmopolitan Responsibilities and Reforms. Cambridge: Polity, 2002, chapter 2. ISBN: 9780745629957.

UN. General Assembly. "Declaration on the Right to Development." Human Rights : a Compilation of International Instruments. Volume 1, 1st Part, Universal Instruments. (41st sess: 1986-1987) (2002): 454-458.

Buy at Amazon Orford, Anne. "Globalization and the Right to Development." In People's Rights. Edited by Philip Alston. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780198298755.

Marks, S. "The Human Right to Development: Between Rhetoric and Reality." Harvard Human Rights Journal 17 (2004): 137-168.

Buy at Amazon Uvin, Peter. Human Rights and Development. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2004, chapters 1 and 6. ISBN: 9781565491861.

World Commission on Dams. Dams and Development: A New Framework for Decision-Making : the Report of the World Commission on Dams. London: Earthscan, 2000.

10 Development Theories Today in the Context of Global Crisis

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Sabel, Charles, and Sanjay Reddy. "Learning to Learn: Undoing the Gordian Knot of Development Today." Challenge 50, no. 5 (2007): 73-92.

Stiglitz, J. E. "The Current Economic Crisis and Lessons for Economic Theory." Eastern Economic Journal 35, no. 3 (2009): 281-296.

Buy at Amazon Stiglitz, J. "Regulation and the Theory of Market and Government Failure." In David Moss, and John Cisternino. New Perspectives on Regulation. Cambridge, MA: The Tobin Project, 2009. ISBN: 9780982478806.

11 Actors: State

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Buy at Amazon Tendler, Judith. Good Government in the Tropics. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997, pp. 1-20. ISBN: 9780801854521.

Buy at Amazon Chang, H. Joon. "Institutions and Economic Development: Good Governance in Historical Perspective." In Kicking Away the Ladder: Policies and Institutions for Development in Historical Perspective. Anthem Press, 2002, pp. 61-81, and 99-123.

Buy at Amazon Annan, K. "The Role of the State in the Age of Globalization." In The Globalization Reader. Blackwell: Oxford UK, 2007, pp. 240-243.

Evans, Peter B. "The Eclipse of the State? Reflections on Stateness in an Era of Globalization." World Politics 50, no. 1 (1997): 62-87.

Buy at Amazon Scott, James C. Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999, introduction, and chapters 1-2 and 10, pp. 9-53. ISBN: 9780300078152.

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Sen, A. "Public Action and the Quality of Life in Developing Countries." Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 43, no. 4 (1981): 287-319.

Buy at Amazon Killick, Tony. "Rethinking the Role of the State." In A Reaction Too Far: Economic Theory and the Role of the State in Developing Countries. London: Overseas Development Institute, 1989, pp. 21-33. ISBN: 9780850031201.

Streeten, P. "Markets and State: Against Minimalism." World Development 21, no. 8: 1281-1298.

Buy at Amazon Rueschemeyer, D., and P. Evans. "The State and Economic Transformation: Towards an Analysis of the Conditions Underlying Effective Interventions." In Peter B. Evans, Dietrich Rueschemeyer, and Theda Skocpol. Bringing the State Back In. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]: Cambridge University Press, 1985, pp. 44-77. ISBN: 9780521313131.

12 Actors: Markets and Marketization

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Buy at Amazon Hirschman, A. O. "Does The Market Keep Us Out of Mischief Or Out of Happiness." In A Propensity to Self-Subversion. Cambridge, Mass; London: Harvard University Press, 1998, pp. 213-320. ISBN: 9780674715585.

Starr, Paul. "The Meaning of Privatization." Yale Law and Policy Review 6, no. 1 (1988): 6-41.

Birdsall, Nancy, and John Nellis. "Winners and Losers: Asssessing the Distributional Impact of Privatization." World Development 31, no. 10 (2003): 1617-1633.

Buy at Amazon Kim, Annette. Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, chapter 1. ISBN: 9780195369397.

Salvucci, F. "Reconstructing a Tragedy." The Boston Globe, July 21, 2006.

Williams, Shirley. "The Seeds of Iraq's Future Terror." The Guardian, October 28, 2003.

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Evans, P. "Introduction: Development Strategies Across the Public-Private Divide." World Development 24, no. 6 (1996): 1033-37.

Bennell, P. "Privatization in Sub-Saharan Africa: Progress and Prospects During the 1990s." World Development 25, no. 11 (1997): 1785-1803.

Gathii, James T. "Foreign and Other Economic Rights Upon Conquest and Under Occupation: Iraq in Comparative and Historical Perspective." University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law 25, no. 2 (Summer 2004): 525-553.

13 Actors: Civil Society: NGOs and Social Movements

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Fisher, William F. "Doing Good? The Politics and Antipolitics of NGO Practices." Annual Review of Anthropology 26 (1997): 439-464.

Buy at Amazon Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements, and Third World Resistance. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003, chapter 8. ISBN: 9780521016711.

Sanyal, B., and Vinit, M. "Institutional Pluralism and Housing Delivery: A Case of Unforeseen Conflicts in Mumbai, India." World Development 29, no. 12 (2001): 2043-2057.

Roy, Ananya. "Civic Governmentality: The Politics of Inclusion in Beirut and Mumbai." Antipode 41, no. 1 (2009): 159-179.

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Buy at Amazon Giugni, Marco. "How Social Movements Matter: Past Research, Present Problems, Future Developments." In How Social Movements Matter. Edited by Marco Giugni, Doug McAdam, and Charles Tilly. Minneapolis, Minn: University of Minnesota Press, 1999, pp. 13-33. ISBN: 9780816629152.

Buy at Amazon Walzer, Michael. "The Civil Society Argument." In Chantal Mouffe. Dimensions of Radical Democracy: Pluralism, Citizenship, Community. London: Verso, 1996, pp. 89-107. ISBN: 9780860915560.

Lemos, M. Carmen de Mello. "The Politics of Pollution Control in Brazil: State Actors and Social Movements Cleaning up Cubalas." World Development 26, no. 1 (1998): 75-87.

Wade, R. "The Management of Common Property Resources: Collective Action as an Alternative to Privatization or State Regulation." Cambridge Journal of Economics 11 (1987): 95-106.

Buy at Amazon Ostrom, Elinor. Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990, pp. 88-104, and 207-216. ISBN: 9780521405997.

Buy at Amazon Abers, R. "Reflections on What Makes Empowered Participatory Governance Happen." In Deepening Democracy: Institutional Innovations in Empowered Participatory Governance. Edited by Archon Fung, Erik Olin Wright, and Rebecca Abers. London: Verso, 2003, pp. 200-207. ISBN: 9781859844663.

Fung, Archon. "Associations and Democracy: Between Theories, Hopes, and Realities." Annual Review of Sociology 29, no. 1 (2003): 515-539.

14 Actors: Informal Economy and Illegality

Buy at Amazon Soto, Hernando de. The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else. New York: Basic Books, 2003, chapter 6. ISBN: 9780465016150.

Buy at Amazon Heyman, J., and A. Smart. "States and Illegal Practices: An Overview." In States and Illegal Practices. Edited by J. Heyman. Oxford: Berg, 1999. ISBN: 9781859732625.

Buy at Amazon Fernandes, Edesio, and Ann Varley. "Law, the City and Citizenship in Developing Countries: An Introduction." In Illegal Cities: Law and Urban Change in Developing Countries. London: Zed Books, 1998. ISBN: 9781856495509.

Buy at Amazon Sassen, Saskia. "The Informal Economy: Between New Developments and Old Regulations." In Globalization and Its Discontents: Essays on the New Mobility of People and Money. New York: New Press, 1998, pp. 153-174. ISBN: 9781565845183.

Buy at Amazon Peattie, Lisa. "What Is to be Done With the Informal Sector? A Case Study of Shoe Manufacturing in Colombia." In Helen Icken Safa. Towards a Political Economy of Urbanization in Third World Countries. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1982, pp. 208-232. ISBN: 9780195613070.

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Buy at Amazon Soto, Hernando de. The Other Path: The Economic Answer to Terrorism. New York: Basic Books, 2002, preface and chapter 5. ISBN: 9780465016105.

Buy at Amazon Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "Limits of Law in Counter-Hegemonic Globalization: The Indian Supreme Court and The Narmada Valley Struggle." In Law and Globalization from Below: Towards a Cosmopolitan Legality. Edited by César A. Rodríguez Garavito, and Boaventura de Sousa Santos. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780521607353.

Buy at Amazon Sassen, Saskia. "Service Employment Regimes and The New Inequality." In Globalization and Its Discontents: Essays on the New Mobility of People and Money. New York: New Press, 1998, pp. 137-152. ISBN: 9781565845183.

15 Actors: Global Actors and Institutions

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Buy at Amazon Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "From Resistance to Renewal: Bretton Woods Institutions and the Emergence of the 'New' Development Agenda." In International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements, and Third World Resistance. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780521816465.

The UN-Habitat Strategic Vision (May 2003).

Buy at Amazon Wise, Timothy A., Hilda Salazar, and Laura Carlsen. "Investment, Sovereignty and the Environment: The Metalclad and NAFTA's Chapter 11." In Confronting Globalization: Economic Integration and Popular Resistance in Mexico. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2003. ISBN: 9781565491632.

Vision Mumbai: Transforming Mumbai into a World-Class City (McKensey Report 2003).

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The Commission of Experts of the President of the UN General Assembly on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System. March 2009.

Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "A New Opportunity in Cancun's Failure." and "A Floundering WTO."

Sachs, Jeffrey. Investing in Development A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, Overview. London: Earthscan, 2005.

Lozner, Stacy. "Diffusion Of Local Regulatory Innovations: The San Francisco CEDAW Ordinance And The New York City Human Rights Initiative." Colum L Rev 104, no. 768 (April 2004).

16 Multi-Level Planning and Scale

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Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "Limits of Law in Counter-Hegemonic Globalization: The Indian Supreme Court and the Narmada Valley Struggle." Center for the Study of Law and Governance Working Paper 04-04. New Delhi, India: Jawaharlal Nehru University, May 2004.

Blank, Yishai. "The City and the World." Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 44, no. 3 (2006).

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Buy at Amazon Sundaram, K. V. Decentralized Multilevel Planning: Principles and Practice : Asian and African Experiences. New Delhi: Concept Pub. Co, 1997. ISBN: 9788170225805.

Sanyal, Bishwapriya. "Planning As Anticipation of Resistance." Planning Theory 4, no. 3 (2005): 225-245. ISSN: 1473-0952.

17 Key Issues: Governance of Complexity in a Globalized World

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Weiss, Thomas G. "Governance, Good Governance and Global Governance: Conceptual and Actual Challenges." In Third World Quarterly 21, no. 5 (2000): 795-814.

Buy at Amazon Rodrik, D. "Governance and Economic Globalization." In Joseph S. Nye, and John D. Donahue. Governance in a Globalizing World. Cambridge, Mass: Visions of Governance for the 21st Century, 2000. ISBN: 9780815764083.

Jessop, Bob. "The Rise of Governance and The Risks of Failure: The Case of Economic Development." International Social Science Journal 50, no. 155 (1998): 29-45.

Buy at Amazon Stiglitz, Joseph E. "The Promise of Development." In Making Globalization Work. New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 2006, pp. 25-60. ISBN: 9780393061222.

Kaufmann, D., A. Kraay, and P. Zoido-Lobaton. "Governance Matters: From Measurement to Action." Finance and Development 37 (2000): 10-13. ISSN: 0015-1947.

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Grindle, Merilee S. "Good Enough Governance Revisited." Development Policy Review 25, no. 5 (2007): 533-574. ISSN: 0950-6764.

Buy at Amazon Islam, Roumeen. "Political Institutions and Governance." In World Development Report: Building Institutions for Markets. New York: Published for the World Bank, Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780195216066.

Buy at Amazon International Monetary Fund. Good Governance: The IMF's Role. Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund, 1997, pp. 1-10. ISBN: 9781557756909.

Buy at Amazon World Bank. Governance: The World Bank's Experience. Washington, DC: World Bank, 1994, pp. xiii-xix; and 37-54. ISBN: 9780821328040.

UNDP. Reconceptualizing Governance (Discussion paper, 1997), pp. 1-20. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Buy at Amazon Evans, Peter B. "Looking for Agents of Urban Livability in a Globalized Political Economy." In Livable Cities?: Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002, pp. 1-30. ISBN: 9780520230248.

Buy at Amazon Sen, A. "How to Judge Globalism." In The Globalization Reader. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004, pp. 16-21. ISBN: 9781405102803.

Ackerman, John. "Co-Governance for Accountability: Beyond "Exit," and "Voice." World Development 32, no. 3 (2004): 447. ISSN: 0305-750X.

18 Key Issues: Urban-Rural Linkages and Tradeoffs

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Buy at Amazon Yusuf, Shahid. "Dynamic Cities as Engines of Economic Growth." In Entering the 21st Century World Development Report, 1999/2000. New York: Published for the World Bank, Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 126-138. ISBN: 9780585227368.

Jones G. A., and Corbridge S. "The Continuing Debate About Urban Bias: The Thesis, Its Critics, Its Influence and Its Implications for Poverty-Reduction Strategies." Progress in Development Studies 10, no. 1 (2010): 1-18.

Tacoli, C. "Rural-Urban Interactions; A Guide to the Literature." Environment and Urbanization 10, no. 1 (1998): 147-166.

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Buy at Amazon Davis, Diane E. Discipline and Development Middle Classes and Prosperity in East Asia and Latin America. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004, chapters 4 and 5. ISBN: 9780521807487.

Mukherjee, Anit, and Xiaobo Zhang. "Rural Industrialization in China and India: Role of Policies and Institutions." World Development 35, no. 10 (2007): 1621-1634.

19 Key Issues: Migration and Development

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Haas, Hein de. Remittances, Migration and Social Development: A Conceptual Review of the Literature. Geneva: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, 2007.

Faist, T. "Migrants As Transnational Development Agents: An Inquiry into the Newest Round of the Migration-Development Nexus." Population, Space and Place 14, no. 1 (2008): 21-42.

Levitt, Peggy. "Transnationalizing Community Development: The Case of Migration Between Boston and the Dominican Republic." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 26, no. 4 (1997): 509-526.

Iskander, N. Innovating State Practice: Migration, Development, and State Learning in the Moroccan Souss. MIT IPC Working Paper: IPC-05-009. 2005. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF - 2.0MB)

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Orozco, Manuel, B. Lindsay Lowell, Micah Bump, and Rachel Fedewa. Transnational Engagement, Remittances and their Relationship to Development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University, 2005.

Kapur, Devesh. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and Group of Twenty-Four. Remittances: The New Development Mantra? G-24 discussion paper series, no. 29. New York; Geneva: United Nations, 2004.

Levitt, Peggy, and B. Nadya Jaworsky. "Transnational Migration Studies: Past Developments and Future Trends." Annual Review of Sociology 33, (2007): 129.

Fox, Jonathan, and Xochtil Bada. "Migrant Organization and Hometown Impacts in Rural Mexico." Journal of Agrarian Change 8, no. 2-3 (2008): 435.

Goldring, Luin. "Migrant Political Participation and Development: Re-Politicizing Development and Re-Socializing Politics." Paper Presented at SSRC Migration and Development Conference. New York, NY: 2008, Social Science Research Council, 28 February 1, March.

20 Key Issues: Participatory Development

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Buy at Amazon Dalal-Clayton, Barry, David Dent, and Olivier Dubois, eds.. "Approaches to Participation in Planning." In Rural Planning in Developing Countries. London: Earthscan Publications Ltd., 2003, pp. 90-132. ISBN: 9781853839399.

Sousa Santos, Boaventura de. "Participatory Budgeting in Porto Alegre: Toward a Redistributive Democracy." Politics and Society 26, no. 4 (December 1998).

Mohan, G., and Stokke, K. "Participatory Development and Empowerment: The Dangers of Localization." Third World Quarterly 21, no. 2 (2000): 247-268.

Krishna, A. "Partnerships Between Local Governments and Community-Based Organizations: Exploring the Scope for Synergy." Public Administration and Development 23 (2003): 361-371.

International Council on Human Rights, Local Self-Rule: Decentralization and Human Rights. 2000, pp. 1-35.

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Buy at Amazon Midgley, James. "Community Participation: History, Concepts and Controversies." In Community Participation, Social Development, and the State. London: Methuen, 1986, pp. 13-44. ISBN: 9780416398205.

Chambers, R. "The Origins and Practice of Participatory Rural Appraisal". In World Development 22, no. 7 (1994): 953-969. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF - 1.7MB)

Buy at Amazon Webster, N. "Democracy, Development and the Institutionalized Participation of the Poor for Poverty Reduction." In Paul D. Collins. Applying Public Administration in Development: Guideposts to the Future. Chichester, West Sussex [u.a.]: Wiley, 2000, pp. 315-328. ISBN: 9780471877363.

Charlick, Robert. "Popular Participation and Local Government Reform." Public Administration and Development 21 (2001): 149-157. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Lavalle, Adrian G., Arnab Acharya, and Peter P. Houtzager. "Beyond Comparative Anecdotalism: Lessons on Civil and Political Organizations Shape Participation in São Paulo, Brazil." World Development 33, no. 6 (2005): 951-961. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

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21 Key Issues: Corruption and Reform of Public Institutions

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Wade, R. "How to Make Street Level Bureaucrats Work Better: India and Korea." IDS Bulletin 23, no. 4 (1992): 51-55.

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Buy at Amazon Klitgaard, Robert. Controlling Corruption. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1988, pp. 1-50. ISBN: 9780520059856.

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Paul, S. "Accountability in Public Service: Exit, Voice, and Control." World Development 20, no. 7 (July 1992): 1047-1060.

Buy at Amazon Wade, R. "Politics and Graft: Recruitment, Appointment, and Promotions to Public Office in Italy." In Corruption, Development and Inequality: Soft Touch and Hard Graft. Edited by Peter M. Ward. New York, NY: Routledge, 1989, pp. 73-109. ISBN: 9780415019989.

Buy at Amazon Banfield, E. C. "Corruption as a Failure of Governmental Organization." In Ethics in Planning. Edited by Martin Wachs. New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Policy Research, 1985, pp. 143-161. ISBN: 9780882851037.

Ehrenhalt, A. "The Paradox of Corrupt yet Effective Leadership." The New York Times, September 30, 2002, p. A25.

Davis, J. "Corruption in Public Service Delivery: Experience from South Asia's Water and Sanitation Sector." World Development 32, no. 1 (January 2004): 53-71(19).

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Gray, Cheryl, and Daniel Kaufmann. "Corruption and Development." Finance and Development (March 1998): 7. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "Corruption, Legitimacy and Human Rights: The Dialectic of The Relationship." Connecticut Journal of International Law 14 (1999): 495.

Mehta, Pratap Bhanu. "Corruption as Empowerment." The Hindu, August 11, 2001.

22 Key Issues: Trade, Outsourcing, and Labor Standards

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Edwards, Sebastian. "Openness, Trade Liberalization, and Growth in Developing Countries." Journal of Economic Literature 31, no. 3 (1993): 1358-1393.

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Khor, Martin. Bilateral and Regional Free Trade Agreements: Some Critical Elements and Development Implications. Penang, Malaysia: Third World Network, 2008. ISBN: 9789832729594.

Freeman, Richard B. "Are Your Wages Set in Beijing?" The Journal of Economic Perspectives: A Journal of the American Economic Association 9, no. 3 (1995): 15.

Buy at Amazon Suri, Navdeeep. "Offshore Outsourcing of Services as a Catalyst of Economic Development: The Case of India." In Paus, Eva. Global Capitalism Unbound: Winners and Losers from Offshore Outsourcing. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, pp. 163-180. ISBN: 9781403984296.

Kaplinsky, Raphael, Dorothy McCormick, and Mike Morris. "The Impact of China on Sub-Saharan Africa." IDS Working Paper 291, November, 2007.

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ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. 1998.

Alston, Philip. "Core Labour Standards and the Transformation of the International Labour Rights Regime." European Journal of International Law 15, no. 3 (June 2004): 457.

Buy at Amazon Ansley, Fran. "Local Contact Points, Global Divides: Labor Rights and Immigrant Rights as Sites for Cosmopolitan Legality." In César A. Rodríguez Garavito, and Boaventura de Sousa Santos. Law and Globalization from Below: Towards a Cosmopolitan Legality. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780521845403.

Buy at Amazon Briening-Kaufman, Chrine. "The Right to Food and Trade in Agriculture." In Thomas Cottier, Joost Pauwelyn, and Elisabeth Bürgi Bonanomi. Human Rights and International Trade. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. pp. 341-381. ISBN: 9780199285822.

UNCTAD. Sao Paulo Consensus, TD/410, paras, (25 June 2004), pp. 1-11. (PDF)

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Rodríguez-Garavito, César. "Global Governance and Labor Rights: Codes of Conduct and Anti-Sweatshop Struggles in Global Apparel Factories in Mexico and Guatemala." Politics and Society 33, no. 2 (2005): 203-333.

Buy at Amazon Rodríguez Garavito, César A., and Boaventura de Sousa Santos. Law and Globalization from Below: Towards a Cosmopolitan Legality. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780521845403.

Hensman, Rohini. "Can Labor Standards Improve Under Globalization? International Labor Standards: Globalization, Trade, and Public Policy." British Journal of Industrial Relations 42, no. 4 (December 2004): 761-763.

Kucera, David. "Core Labour Standards and Foreign Direct Investment." International Labour Review 141, no. 1-2 (2002).

Palley, Thomas I. "The Economic Case for International Labour Standards." Cambridge Journal of Economics 28, no. 1 (2004): 21-36.

Locke, Richard M, Fei Qin, and Alberto Brause. "Does Monitoring Improve Labor Standards? Lessons from Nike." Industrial and Labor Relations Review 61, no. 1 and 3 (2007): 1-29.

23 Key Issues: Aid and Development

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Minoiu, Camelia, and Sanjay Reddy. Development Aid and Economic Growth A Positive Long-Run Relation. Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund, 2009.

Buy at Amazon Easterly, William. The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done so Much Ill and so Little Good. New York: Penguin Press, 2006, chapters 5, 8 and 11. ISBN: 9781594200373.

'Smart Power in the Name of Security.' The Hill. By Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Claude Fontheim, July, 2009.

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Banerjee, Abhijit. "Making Aid Work," (and the responses). Boston Review, July/August 2006.

24 Key Issues: Global Poverty

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Pogge, Thomas, and Sanjay Reddy. "Unknown: The Extent, Distribution and Trend of Global Income Poverty." (2006).

Reddy, Sanjay G., and Camelia Minoiu. "Has World Poverty Really Fallen?" Review of Income and Wealth 53, no. 3 (2007): 484-502.

Reddy, Sanjay, and Antoine Heuty. "Global Development Goals: The Folly of Technocratic Pretensions." Development Policy Review 26, no. 1 (2008): 5-28.

Mahadevia, Darshini. "Perspectives - Nurm and the Poor in Globalising Mega Cities." Economic and Political Weekly 41, no. 31 (2006): 3399.

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Minoiu, Camelia, and Sanjay Reddy. "Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: What's Wrong with Existing Analytical Models?" Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 14, no. 3 (2006).

25 Key Issues: Security and Post-Conflict Development and Review

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Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "Invoking the Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Rebuilding: A Critical Examination." William and Mary Law Review 49, no. 4 (2008): 1345.

Andersen, R. "How Multilateral Development Assistance Triggered The Conflict in Rwanda." Third World Quarterly: Journal of Emerging Areas 21.

Bello, Walden. "The Rise of the Relief and Reconstruction Complex." Journal of International Affairs 59 (2006): 281.

Natsios, Andrew S. "The Nine Principles of Reconstruction and Development." Parameters: Journal of the US Army War College 35 (2005): 4-20.

Van Gennip, Jos. "Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development." Development 48 (September 2005): 57-62.

Davis, Diane E. "Non-State Armed Actors, New Imagined Communities and Shifting Patterns of Sovereignty and Insecurity in the Modern World." Contemporary Security Policy 30, no. 2 (2009): 221-245.

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Schadlow, Nadia. "Root's Rules: Lessons from America's Colonial Office." The American Interest 2 (January-February 2007): 92-102.

Berger, M. "From Nation-Building to State-Building: The Geopolitics of Development, The Nation-State System and The Changing Global Order." Third World Quarterly 27 (2006): 5-25.

U.S. Joint Forces Command. Military Support to Stabilization, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction Operations Joint Operating Concept (JOC). Suffolk, VA: U.S. Joint Forces Command, 2006, p. 45. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Buy at Amazon Mondiale, Banque. Post Conflict Reconstruction The Role of the World Bank. Washington, DC: World Bank, 1998. ISBN: 9780821342152.